A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 21:55:57 / December 25, 2016 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10007mr6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007mr6. Exact location of earthquake, -74.4518° West, -43.4359° South, depth 13.52 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.52 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:55:57 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Quellón.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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